VA Majors must enter 2 contests for Middle School and 3 for High School before the end of the school year.  You can search out “Student Contests” or “Art Contests” on your own on the internet.  Be sure to provide documentation on a VA Entry Form and a copy of your entry and entry form, especially if you enter on line.

Noyes Art Designs is inviting high school students in the Denver/Boulder area to submit  artwork to #NeverAgain: The Conversation Continued, a juried art exhibition.  This show is a platform for students to express their thoughts and feelings around the topic of the school shootings and the #NeverAgain movement.  Submission Deadline: April 22nd at Midnight.  Opening Reception: May 4th, Location: ATC DEN, 3420 Larimer Street Submissions on line to:   For Questions regarding the show, please email Chloe Besson.

 Congressional Art Competition, Entries due April 6, No larger than 26 x 25 inches.  Open to grades 9 – 12 only.  All media accepted, see teachers for entry.  Images just be appropriate to hang in the Congressional Office Bldg. in Washington DC.
Sister Cities International aims to promote peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation – one individual, one community at a time. This year’s theme, “The Art of Diplomacy” highlights the importance of citizen diplomacy and the innovative ways citizen diplomats achieve peace through people-to-people interaction.
 Students are encouraged to draw inspiration from their experiences with sister cities, travel, exchange, international friendships, and the many ways that people cultivate relationships across cultures.  See teachers for more details.
 The deadline to submit entries to Sister Cities International is May 1, 2018.